Fully-Funded PhD Studentships within 15 UK Universities...

Within 15 UK Universities

University Alliance (UA) Doctoral Training Alliance

Fully-Funded PhD Studentships within 15 UK Universities – Research Themes: Applied Biosciences, Energy and Social Sciences

Be part of a global network on an employer co-designed training programme with extensive connections to industry and commerce. Be trained at the UK’s top professional and technical universities and access industry and international placements with fully-supported research costs and a competitive salary from £20,989 per annum

The University Alliance Doctoral Training programme is the UK’s largest doctoral training programme of its kind. Launched in 2015 to create a new model closely aligned to industrial strategy and priority challenges, producing industry-ready graduates. Following a €6.5million award from the European Commission, under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) COFUND scheme the extended University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA3/COFUND) brings together our existing doctoral training initiatives in:

• Applied Biosciences for Health
• Energy
• Social Policy

DTA3/COFUND will be delivered across a consortium of 15 universities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The 15 universities are:

• University of Brighton
• University of Central Lancashire
• Coventry University
• University of Greenwich
• University of Hertfordshire
• University of Huddersfield
• Liverpool John Moores University
• Manchester Metropolitan University
• Nottingham Trent University
• The Open University
• University of Portsmouth
• Sheffield Hallam University
• University of South Wales
• Teesside University
• Ulster University

It will develop 83 early stage researchers from across the EU and beyond as internationally-connected, independent researchers with interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral skills and experience, ready for industrial employment in the European and UK priority challenge areas of healthcare, clean energy and social policy.

For more information and details of individual recruiting projects see https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/cofund/programmes-and-projects

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries
Funding notes:

For eligibility please see here: https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/cofund/eligibility/

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Applicants must apply using the online form on the University Alliance website at https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/cofund/how-to-apply/. Full details of the programme eligibility details can be seen at https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/cofund/eligibility/

All applications should be received by 23:59 (UK Time) on Monday 8 October 2018. Interviews will commence during the week starting Monday 26 November 2018.

We will be looking for both international hosts institutions and industry placement hosts. If you would like to be considered, then please let us know. Also, we are seeking independent experts to be part of our selection panel, please contact us via email dta3@unialliance.ac.uk

DTA3 – Innovative research, expert support and access to employment opportunities giving real-world experience. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 801604.

Application deadline:

8 October 2018